Author Archive | Andy Meszaros

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Hungarian Ambassador to the United States visits Museum

Dr. László Szabó, Hungarian Ambassador to the United States, was in Cleveland the weekend of November 24th attending the Hungarian Association’s annual Congress. Before his flight back to Washington, D.C., he and his wife visited our Museum on Sunday morning. He was able to view the Museum’s exhibits and commented on the electronic media that […]

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The Songs We Hide

Our November program featured a presentation by Ms. Connie Hampton Connally, whose book, The Songs We Hide, is set in 1951 Stalinist Hungary. Beautifully written, the book’s plot and the two main characters, Péter and Katalin, serve as the vehicle through which we can catch a glimpse into the everyday experiences of Hungarians living through […]

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What has been going on at the Museum?

The end of June saw volunteers from the Museum attending the Lake Erie Captains Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark festivities. We have contributed to this great fusion of the American past-time with Magyar culture by manning a face painting table…as the children come by, we decorate their cheeks and arms with Hungarian folk motifs […]

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Museum committee prepares for the Vintner Dinner

The Museum’s Vintner Committee has been busy preparing for the Annual Vintner Dinner, the main fundraising event for our Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society and Museum. The wines have been picked ! The menu has been chosen! The musicians have been hired, and the wonderful raffle items are trickling in… So—– Please join us on Saturday […]

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September program on Ilona Zrinyi

The topic of our first presentation for the 2018 Fall series was “Defending the Fort: the Life and Times of Ilona Zrinyi” presented by Eszti Pigniczky, Director of Leadership Development and Training, Hungarian Scouts in Exteris. Ilona Zrinyi was an interesting woman who was born in 1643 and lived in the 17th century during an era of […]

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2018 Fall Lecture Series

Saturday, Dec. 8 : Celebrating Hungarian Christmas Traditions: Children’s Christmas Program, at 2 o’clock at the Museum. Consider giving the gift of culture to a youngster in your life! Mikulás Bácsi (St. Nicholas) will visit the Hungarian Museum to the delight of children young and old.  This event will include seasonal arts and crafts as well as opportunities to learn […]

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Bertold Illés, Kőrösi Csoma Sándor Program Intern, gives farewell presentation at the Museum

For nine months, Bertold Illés came to our Museum four days a week to work on various projects that benefited our organization. In addition, as a Kőrösi Csoma intern, Bertold worked with other Hungarian organizations in the Cleveland area, thereby fulfilling the mission and goal of the Kőrösi Csoma Sándor Program (KCSP), a project directed […]

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